Everything in Moderation
Your global guide to the policies, products, platforms and people shaping the future of online speech and the internet

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May
28

It's time to end the 'default male'

It's hard to design systems that work for everyone, globally — so maybe we shouldn't try.
7 min read
May
24

How to combat 'spamouflage', OpenAI disband safety team and sunsetting Section 230

The week in content moderation - edition #249
6 min read
May
21

What we lose by only being pragmatic about online safety

Trust & Safety leaders at the Marketplace Risk Management Conference were focused on the here-and-now, rather than broader musings about the future of the internet. But maybe these philosophical questions are more important than ever. No
4 min read
May
17

'Ignorant policymaking', a decentralised TikTok and moderation microgrants

The week in content moderation - edition #248
6 min read
May
13

The messy AI empathy loop

The promise of AI with human emotional intelligence is that it can provide custom coaching for T&S interventions — but I wonder what the long-term repercussions may be for society
4 min read
May
10

New UK child safety proposals, watermarking is 'inadequate remedy' and Alexios appointed

The week in content moderation - edition #247
5 min read
May
06

My must-read election integrity resources

The best time to start planning for this year's elections was two years ago. The second-best time is now. Luckily, there are a host of free resources and tips to help
6 min read
May
03

A new era of AI safety reports, changes at the Oversight Board and an angry Jim Jordan

The week in content moderation - edition #246
4 min read
Apr
29

Child safety: a 'lose-lose' situation?

Platforms who try in good faith to commit to child safety are still criticised from all sides, yet suitable technology and public best practices are hard to come by.
6 min read
Apr
26

The fightback against AI CSAM, EU goes after TikTok (again) and a slice of Citron

The week in content moderation - edition #245
6 min read